Do You Understand the Difference?

Whose fault/responsibility is my life? Mine or someone else's?

I Refuse to be Undefined by Trauma

Just who is Shirley J. Davis?

Shame in Adulthood

A scholarly paper on shame.

Why Do I Write About Dissociative Identity Disorder and Trauma?

I write a blog about life and trauma, why?

The Difficult Question, “Why?”

Why? The most basic question of all survivors of childhood trauma.

Life is Fatal

Death is inevitable, so why not live?

Further Words on Making the Decision to Live and Not Be Miserable

A further explanation of just what the hell I was talking about

Suffering During Christmas is a Choice

Why Be Miserable at Christmas? Why not choose something different?

Embarking on a New Adventure

Leaving the past in the past takes courage. Walking into the future does too.

Introduction: The Ten Stages of Recovery from Childhood Trauma

An introduction to future blog posts about the stages of recovery from childhood trauma.

What’s Ahead

Coming Soon!!!

Funny Page For Finals Week

I'm a 57 year old college student, so I understand well the stress of finals week!! I haven't been, and won't be available as usual this week to write on my blog. Sooo, I decided to write you a funny page to make you laugh! Enjoy! And please, take life easy, you only get one [...]

America’s Obsession with Prescription Drugs, Are Medications Always the Answer?

We pop pills to make us feel better, but sometimes it is not needed. Why?